Samsung launched its Smartphone Game Pad in South Korea
The controller connects via Bluetooth and NFC and can hold devices from 4 to 6.3-inches
Last month Samsung officially announced its game controller the Smartphone Game Pad with 35 games support and today the controller is a fact in its own country as it’s now available in South Korea.
The Samsung Smartphone Game Pad hits the shelves with an appealing price tag of 85 000 won, that is approximately $80 and it’s compatible not only with Galaxy S4, but also with all devices running Android 4.1 and later, including Android 4.3 on Samsung devices. In fact, this is a great surprise, as we expected the Samsung accessory to arrive very costly, but it appears that the little fella is more budget-friendly as we imagined.
The controller connects via Bluetooth and NFC and can hold devices from 4 to 6.3-inches. In addition to its Game button, the smartphone Game Pad also arrives with a dedicated Play button that enables users to fire up the mobile console application in order to download all the available game titles. The controller also features a rechargeable battery that powers up the device. In terms of supported games, so far there are only 35 titles; however Samsung has promised to add more very soon.
For what it’s worth, the Game Pad supports many popular game titles that include the following: Need for Speed: Most Wanted, the Asphalt 8: Airborne, Prince of Persia: The Shadow and the Flame, Virtua Tennis: Challenge, Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour and etc.
The availability of the Smartphone Game Pad is expected to extend to other markets outside South Korea and Europe in the following weeks.
In the meantime, Samsung also announced its new premium wireless speaker. The Samsung EO-SB330 also includes NFC and sports a metal body. According to Samsung, the speaker resists up to 15 hours without recharging and also has a noise-cancellation tech build-in microphone.
Source: Sam My Hub